Indonesia Cosmetic Regulation

  •   18 Sep 2017
  •    Jo Zhou

     Indonesia Cosmetics Regulation

    Overarching Regulation
    ASEAN Cosmetic Directive
    Competent Authority
    BADAN POM
    Main Supporting Rules 
    Aug 20 2010Regulation about Cosmetic Notification
    Aug 20 2010Regulation about Cosmetic Production License
    Dec. 29 2015Technical Requirement of Cosmetic
    Dec. 29 2015Technical Requirement of Cosmetic Ingredients

    As an ASEAN member country, Indonesia formulates its cosmetic regulation in accordance with ASEAN Cosmetic Directive (ACD), in line with these requirements Indonesia adopts a notification system and ingredients requirements for cosmetics.

    In Indonesia, all cosmetic manufacturing enterprises must obtain a production license before production. The production license is divided into two classes: Class A and Class B. Enterprise which obtain a Class A license are permitted to manufacture all kinds of cosmetics while Class B are prohibited from manufacture of 1) children cosmetics, 2) cosmetics contain antiseptic, anti-dandruff, skin lightening and sunscreen ingredients.

    Halal cosmetics are also a feature of the Indonesian market, because this country is a primarily Muslim country. Sale of halal cosmetics requires a Halal certificate. There is a complicated procedure to apply for this certificate.

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